Scholarships available for War College

F ort Ticonderoga is giving away four scholarships to middle and high school teachers to attend the 18th annual War College of the Seven Years’ War.

This annual seminar focuses on the French & Indian War in North America and brings together a panel of distinguished historians. The War College takes place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center and is open to the public; pre-registration is required. The scholarships are available for first-time attendees to the War College.

“Begun in 1996, the War College of the Seven Years’ War has become one of the premier seminars on the French & Indian War in the country,” said Beth Hill, President and CEO of Fort Ticonderoga.  “It features a mix of new and established scholars in an informal setting for a weekend of presentations related to the military, social, and cultural history of the French & Indian War. Since 2001, Fort Ticonderoga has provided scholarships for 57 teachers from across the country to attend the War College, and a total of 104 teacher scholarships to attend seminars and conferences at the Fort.”

Teachers interested in applying can download an application at www.fort-ticonderoga.orgApplications are due by March 15. Contact Rich Strum , Director of Education, at (518) 585-6370 if you have questions.

The seminar will be held May 17-19. Non-teachers are welcome to attend. For more information visit the fort’s website.

 

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